Milwaukee Area Science Advocates (MASA) to Host Kickoff Event at Anodyne

The Milwaukee Area Science Advocates (MASA) will hold a Kickoff event at Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co. in Walker’s Point in Milwaukee on Sunday, June 11, 2017. The event will begin at 4 p.m. with live music including Milwaukee musician King Courteen and will include food trucks, science demonstrations, and a panel of speakers.

The panel of speakers will be focused on how climate change is affecting science education, public health, and sustainability. Speakers on the panel will include:

Dr. Mark D. Schwartz, Distinguished Professor of Climatology at UWM
Melissa Tashjian, Founder at Compost Crusader
Hillary Olson, VP of Audience & Community Engagement at Milwaukee Public Museum
The panel discussion is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. and will be moderated by Brandon Gross, Advocacy Director of MASA. Live music to follow starting at 6:30 p.m. featuring music by Milwaukee band Coyote.

A Kid’s Science Zone will be available throughout the event with various activities and performances. At 5 p.m. Thrive Service Learning will present a story that speaks from the perspective of a child exploring scientific methods to solve a question. At 6:30 p.m. Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo will present a live demonstration of bugs.

Click here to read more on the MASA event at Anodyne.

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